Meal Times

SPRING PRIX FIXE MENU Enjoy three-course meals for two; choose one appetizer, two entrees, and one dessert from new dishes and old favorites Mondays through Wednesdays. Mon., March 24 - Wed., April 30, (2014) Corazon at Castle Hill, 1101 W. Fifth, 512/476-0728. $40. www.corazonatcastlehill.com

'DRUNKEN MASTER' OFF-CENTERED BEER FEAST This Off Centered Film Fest special event combines a kung-fu classic, a five-course meal, and eight Dogfish Head beers. Fri., April 25, 7pm. (2014) Alamo Drafthouse Lakeline, 14028 U.S. 183 N., Bldg. F, 512/861-7070. $75. www.drafthouse.com/austin

SUPPER FRIENDS: INTERIOR MEXICAN End the month with their most requested menu, a multicourse Interior Mexican dinner prepared by chef Jason Carroll. Reserve online. Fri., April 25, 7-10:30pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $45. www.supperfriends.com

CHILI COOKOFF Categories include chili, brisket, beans, and ribs; entry fees apply for competitors. Sat., April 26, 8am-9pm. (2014) American Legion Post 83, 4401 E. St. Elmo, 512/442-2896. Free. www.americanlegion83.com

CRAWFISH FESTIVAL Festivities include a 5K run, a gumbo cookoff, and performances by Cory Morrow and Kevin Fowler. Sat., April 26, 11am-11pm. (2014) Comal County Fairgrounds, 701 Common Street, New Braunfels. $12-20. www.crawfishfestivalnewbraunfels.com

LONESTAR CRAWFISH FESTIVAL All-you-can-eat crawfish, with Pat Green and William Clark Green performing. Sat., April 26, 6:30-10:30pm. (2014) Stubb's, 801 Red River, 512/699-3467. $35-60. www.lonestarcrawfishfestival.org

GLOBAL SOUP PARTY Benefits Cooking Up Cultures. Sun., April 27, 5-8pm. (2014) In.gredients, 2610 Manor Rd., 512/814-5533. Free. www.globalsoup.eventbrite.com

SUPPER FRIENDS: SUNDAY BRUNCH Begin this leisurely brunch with a serrano sangrita and passed appetizers before settling in for a few courses. Reserve online. Sun., April 27, 11am-2pm. (2014) Swoop House, 3012 Gonzales, 512/467-6600. $38. www.supperfriends.com

'ANTHONY BOURDAIN: PARTS UNKNOWN' SNEAK PREVIEW In this episode, the traveling chef and cultural observer visits Mexico to explore food and culture and the impact of drug-related violence. Mon., April 28, 7pm. (2014) Mexican American Cultural Center, 600 River, 512/974-3772. Free. www.maccaustin.org

NOLA CULTURAL FUSION DINNER Chef Gribkov welcomes legendary New Orleans restaurateur Henri Alciatore to present a six-course meal fusing classic Russian dishes with Cajun-Creole cuisine. Reserve by phone. Mon., April 28, 6:30pm. (2014) Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. $55. www.russianhouseofaustin.com

ANDIAMO RISTORANTE MONTHLY WINE DINNER Enjoy a multicourse dinner based on dishes from Andiamo's spring menu paired with wines. Reserve by phone or email. Tue., April 29, 7pm. (2014) $50. andiamoitaliano@gmail.com

TRAILER FOOD TUESDAY The last Tuesday of the month ritual returns to the terrace with live music, Real Ale beers, wine and spirits, plus a different, mouth-watering array of local food trucks every month. Bring the family and a picnic blanket for food and fun. Tue., April 29, 5-9pm. (2014) Long Center for the Performing Arts City Terrace, 512/474-5664.

NEON NIGHTS Enjoy Tito's cocktails, live music, and food from chef David Waggoner at this neon-art gallery. Thu., May 1, 6-9pm. (2014) Roadhouse Relics, 1720 S. First, 512/442-6366. www.roadhouserelics.com

OCCUPY RUSSIAN HOUSE: MAY DAY Celebrate both spring and May Day in Russian fashion, with food, drinks, and music. Thu., May 1, 9pm-1am. (2014) Russian House, 307 E. Fifth, 512/428-5442. Free. russianbistro@gmail.com, www.russianhouseofaustin.com

SIXTH ANNUAL AMERICAN WHISKEY FESTIVAL Raise a glass to American bourbon and Tennessee, Canadian, and rye whiskies at this annual fest. A shuttle bus will run from Opal Divine's other locations; seating is limited, so RSVP is a must. Part of the proceeds will benefit Meals on Wheels. Thu., May 1, 7-10pm. (2014) Opal Divine's Penn Field, 3601-K S. Congress, 512/707-0237. $40 in advance, $45 at door. www.opaldivines.com

STILL HUNGRY? Find more events – including Kentucky Derby watch parties and Cinco de Mayo celebrations – online. Thu., May 1, (2014) Various venues. www.austinchronicle.com/calendar/community/


SFC DOWNTOWN FARMERS’ MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Republic Square Park, 422 Guadalupe, 512/974-6700. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

CEDAR PARK FARMERS MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Lakeline Mall, 11200 Lakeline Mall Dr., Cedar Park, 512/257-8500. www.texasfarmersmarket.org/cedar-park

BARTON CREEK FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Barton Creek Square, 2901 Capital of TX Hwy. S., 512/327-7040. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

SFC SUNSET VALLEY FARMERS' MARKET Saturdays, 9am-1pm Toney Burger Activity Center, 3200 Jones, 512/414-2096. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz accompanies this bimonthly brunch buffet held in the hotel's courtyard lounge. $3 mimosas. Second and fourth Saturdays of the month, 10am-2pm Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. www.sanjosehotel.com

TOKYO HAPPY HOUR BRUNCH Check out the new Tokyo Brunch menu on weekends where made-from-scratch Japanese dishes are paired with sake cocktails. Enjoy happy hour prices from 10-11:30am at brunch during an introductory period. Lucky Robot Japanese Kitchen, 1303 S. Congress, 512/444-8081. www.luckyrobotrestaurant.com

MUELLER FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Mueller Hangar, 4550 Mueller Blvd. www.texasfarmersmarket.org

LONE STAR FARMERS MARKET Sundays, 10am-2pm Shops at the Galleria, Shops Parkway, off Highway 71, Bee Cave. www.lonestarfarmersmarket.com

BLUEBONNET FARMERS’ MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm 2323 S. Lamar. www.bartoncreekfarmersmarket.org

HOPE FARMERS' MARKET Sundays, 11am-3pm Plaza Saltillo, 401 Comal, 512/727-8363. www.hopefarmersmarket.org

SFC EAST FARMERS' MARKET Tuesdays, 3pm-7pm Corner of MLK & Miriam. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

DRINK LOCAL HAPPY HOUR Local brews for cheap. What better way to prepare for hump day? Tuesdays, 5-7pm Contigo, 2027 Anchor, 512/614-2260. $2 pints. www.contigoaustin.com

SFC FARMERS' MARKET AT THE TRIANGLE Wednesdays, 3-7pm Triangle Park, 4700 N. Lamar, 512/452-1404. www.sfcfarmersmarket.org

BOGGY CREEK FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 8am-1pm Boggy Creek Farm, 3414 Lyons, 512/926-4650. www.boggycreekfarm.com

SPRINGDALE FARM FARM STAND Wednesdays & Saturdays, 9am-1pm Springdale Farm, 755 Springdale, 512/386-8899. www.springdalefarmaustin.com

TAILGATE ON THE LAWN Three hours prior to UT football kickoff time, Hotel Ella serves up food, brews, and cocktails, plus shuttle service to and from the stadium. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 Hotel Ella, 1900 Rio Grande, 512/495-1800. $50. www.hotelella.com

LONGHORN BREAKFAST CLUB Bloody Mary bar and brunch menu every home game day. Complimentary party bus to tailgates. Oct. 4 & 18, Nov. 8 & 27 J Black's, 710-B W. Sixth, 512/433-6954. www.jblacks.com

JAZZ BRUNCH Live jazz, $3 mimosas, and a brunch buffet. Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 15, Nov. 22 Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. $24. www.sanjosehotel.com

HOLIDAY FAVORITES AT CENTRAL MARKET’S COOKING SCHOOL An array of holiday-themed cooking classes. Sun., Nov. 2, (2014) Central Market North Cooking School, 4001 N. Lamar, 512/206-1014. centralmarket.turnstilesystems.com/LocationDetail.aspx/AustinNorthLamar

COMMUNITY TABLE AT UCHI Enter a lottery to attend a community table at Uchi. Tue., Nov. 25, (2014) Uchi, 801 S. Lamar, 512/916-4808. austin@uchirestaurants.com, uchiaustin.com

12 DAYS OF DESSERTS Each dinner features desserts themed for a day in the classic song. Through Dec. 24 LaV, 1501 E. Seventh, 512/391-1888. www.lavaustin.com

HOTEL SAN JOSE'S BAVARIAN NIGHTS Tue., Dec. 16, (2014) Hotel San Jose, 1316 S. Congress, 512/852-2360. www.sanjosehotel.com